Acrylic Painting Workshops

April 15th & June 10th, 2017

Constructing Cherry Trees in Bloom: April 15th, 11am

cherry20170201_133850Come away with your own beautiful work of art! Join local artist, John Vanderheyden for this Acrylic [water base] painting class for beginners to intermediate level, ages 10 and older. In honor of springtime, we will paint a scene of cherry trees in bloom on the Tidal Basin in Washington DC.  We will discuss one-point perspective and color combinations for making light and shade of blossoms with reflection.  Instruction will be on composition, color theory and paint mixing. Materials list coming soon! Click HERE to register!

Painting a Shakori Hills Scene: June 10th, 11amGrandTree

We’ll discuss line and form, studying different objects and buildings at Shakori Hills. Students may choose subject matter such as the coffee barn, tractors, buses, house, trees and garden. More info as class and date draws nearer! Click HERE to register!

What is Cubism? Date TBA

Students will create their own cubist picture from a still life flower arrangement I will provide.  More info to come…

Photo from John Vanderheyden's Acrylic Painting Class, September 10, 2016

Photo from John Vanderheyden’s Acrylic Painting Class, September 10, 2016


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